My Japan Trip: Part 5: Shinjuku and Nakano

  If yesterday was a search for retro gaming and gashapon, today was most definitely a hunt for Blythe dolls and craft shops. I got on the Yamanote Line train up to Shinjuku around 9:30am – it was a Sunday so I thankfully avoided the horrific rush hour traffic we … Continue reading

Stylecraft Special DK – A Colour Palette

I don’t know about you, but when I’m planning crochet projects, especially blankets, I like to know all the colour options available to me. It was whilst trying to figure out a new pixel blanket I am designing that I realised I could do with a colour palette of every … Continue reading

Free Pattern Friday: Tuxedo Sam by AmiguruMEI

This week, to continue with the Japanese theme, I’d like to feature this adorable Tuxedo Sam amigurumi pattern by the fab AmeiguruMEI! I LOVE Tuxedo Sam. I am even thinking about completing my kawaii themed half sleeve tattoo with a little Sam of my own (yes, I really do love … Continue reading